But today Washington State Republican Party Chair Kirby Wilbur, by law, had to stand for election for state party chair and he had two qualified opponents.
Dave “Ike” Eichner and Mitch Short.
This is Doug Parris reporting, on site, from Olympia’s Red Lion motel.
58 were needed to win.
Rules of the election require a majority to win and for Short to be eliminated from the second ballot.